Archive for the ‘ News ’ Category

Alcatraz East Crime Museum to Display Prison Artwork

Each year, tourists visiting San Francisco make the journey to the must-see Alcatraz Island. Since it’s closing in 1963, the former penitentiary continues to intrigue people of all ages. There is also a huge fascination with the artwork of prison artists. This summer, the two subjects are being brought together at Alcatraz East Crime Museum.

Learn More

MoonPie General Store Partners with NASA for Anniversary Celebration

Where were you during the Apollo 11 moon landing? Where will you be for the 50th anniversary of that great feat? Head to the MoonPie General store to celebrate the anniversary, and enter for a chance to win amazing prizes MoonPie General Store will commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission on Saturday,

Learn More

Titanic Opens NEW Lifejackets Exhibit!

All aboard!  The Titanic Museum Attraction invites you for a once in a lifetime experience!  Now on display, you can see the world’s largest collection of remaining RMS Titanic Lifejackets ever seen! Come see these historic artifacts now on display through December 2019. In addition to the new exhibit, you can discover over 400 genuine

Learn More

Alcatraz East Crime Museum Reveals NEW Summer Displays

Alcatraz East Crime Museum will be offering special summer displays, shedding light on the sexual assault crimes involving the USA Gymnastics national team doctor and the 25th anniversary of Nicole Brown Simpson’s murder. New Exhibits This summer Alcatraz East Crime Museum continues to roll out new exhibits for visitors. There will be two displays, both aimed

Learn More

5 Things To Do This July 4th

July Midnight Parade Date: July 3rd- 4th, 2019 Location: Downtown Gatlinburg Cost: FREE For the past 44 years, Gatlinburg has gone all out to celebrate Independence Day. To kick off the holiday they begin at 12:01 am on July 4th with The Gatlinburg Fourth of July Midnight Parade. This parade stretches more than a mile

Learn More

New Exhibit on Nicole Brown Simpson Highlights Domestic Violence

Murdered 25 years ago this June, Nicole Brown Simpson would have celebrated her 60th birthday on May 19, 2019. In her memory, Alcatraz East Crime Museum is turning the focus on domestic violence, offering a temporary exhibit dedicated to who Nicole Brown Simpson. The exhibit will open on May 17, 2019 and will run for

Learn More

Your Guide to Memorial Day in Pigeon Forge!

Barbeque & Bluegrass  Dollywood will be packed with food and music to kick- off summer! The Barbeque & Bluegrass Festival will begin May 24th and last through June 2nd. See up and coming Bluegrass musicians including Sugar & The Mint, Rhonda Vincent and The Rage, and Dailey and Vincent. You can be sure to find tasty

Learn More

Mama’s Farmhouse Turns 10!

    Mama’s will celebrate their anniversary all day on May 3rd with a special meal deal! Dine in during breakfast, lunch or dinner that day and receive 2 adult meals for only $10! Be sure to enter the raffle drawings for a chance to win one of ten $100 gift cards!   Mama’s Farmhouse

Learn More

Dollywood’s Barbecue & Bluegrass Festival 2019

One of Dollywood’s best seasonal events is back again for 2019! If you haven’t experienced Dollywood’s Barbeque & Bluegrass festival you are missing out on mouth watering food, toe tappin’ tunes, and the best kick off to summer! From May 24th to June 2nd, you and the whole family can see some big name bluegrass

Learn More

4 Things You Can’t Miss at Wilderness Wildlife Week 2019

If you’re a fan of The Smokies, hiking, animals, and nature, then Wilderness Wildlife Week is perfect for you! Enjoy a week full of history, nature, and hiking all based here in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park and The LeConte Center. You can find so many tools to help you on your next exploration

Learn More

*UPDATED* Synchronous Fireflies 2019 Dates Announced!

One of the most exciting events that takes place in our own backyard is almost back! The Great Smoky Mountains National Park officials have announced the lottery dates and information for the viewing of the famous Elkmont Synchronous Fireflies! Each year in late May and early June, the fireflies put on a naturally occuring 2

Learn More

2019 Music in the Mountains Spring Parade Guide

Mark your calendars for May 3rd for the annual Music in the Mountains Spring Parade! The parade will feature Cal Ripken Jr. as the Grand Marshal for the second year! Be sure to head to the Parkway early for a great view before the parade begins at 6 pm.   This year’s performances will be

Learn More